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1. “What happens when you type Google.com into your browser and press enter?” (github.com/alex)
491 points by xvirk on Jan 16, 2015 | hide | 129 comments
2. New Snowden Docs Indicate Scope of NSA Preparations for Cyber Battle (spiegel.de)
463 points by zmanian on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 273 comments
3. What Blocks Ruby and Python from Getting to JavaScript V8 Speed? (stackoverflow.com)
314 points by luu on Jan 16, 2015 | hide | 155 comments
4. Arch Linux on MacBook Pro Retina 2014 (loicpefferkorn.net)
235 points by loicp on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 145 comments
5. Undeveloped Film from a Soldier in WWII Discovered and Processed (petapixel.com)
255 points by benbreen on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 125 comments
6. The Fine Art of Bullshit, Killed by Google (medium.com/funny-stuff)
283 points by JacobAldridge on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 117 comments
7. Open Data Structures (opendatastructures.org)
220 points by xvirk on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 20 comments
8. Robert Morris: All About Programming (paulgraham.com)
173 points by avsaro on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 49 comments
9. ‘Soft’ Artificial Intelligence Is Suddenly Everywhere (wsj.com)
124 points by jonbaer on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 56 comments
10. Students Gain Access to Files on Admission to Stanford (nytimes.com)
128 points by jhull on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 94 comments
11. The Mid-Career Crisis of the Perl Programmer (modernperlbooks.com)
147 points by pmoriarty on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 114 comments
12. So you want to abolish time zones (qntm.org)
159 points by subleq on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 124 comments
13. Wireless lossless digital audio (latentlaboratories.com)
94 points by miander on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 22 comments
14. Servo: Building a Parallel Browser [video] (youtube.com)
100 points by adamnemecek on Jan 16, 2015 | hide | 25 comments
15. Flag – Print ads on the back of people’s free photos (fl.ag)
73 points by davidbarker on Jan 16, 2015 | hide | 29 comments
16. DNA Lounge Cocktail Robotics Grand Challenge (dnalounge.com)
76 points by jcr on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 13 comments
17. Trading a Real Market: What the Swiss National Bank Taught Retail Traders (mechanicalforex.com)
93 points by ca98am79 on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 74 comments
18. From Object Algebras to Finally Tagless Interpreters (oleksandrmanzyuk.wordpress.com)
76 points by lelf on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 16 comments
19. The Weird Science of Naming New Products (nytimes.com)
65 points by samclemens on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 15 comments
20. Asset Forfeiture and the Cycle of Electronic Surveillance Funding (eff.org)
70 points by DiabloD3 on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 1 comment
21. How to mod a toaster to control PC games [video] (youtube.com)
58 points by kissgyorgy on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 14 comments
22. The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics (1980) (dartmouth.edu)
66 points by efm on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 37 comments
23. Republican net neutrality bill would gut FCC’s authority over broadband (arstechnica.com)
112 points by sinak on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 42 comments
24. Bootstrapping a Compiler (combinatorylogic.wordpress.com)
42 points by wglb on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 15 comments
25. A few About boxes from vintage Mac applications (systemfolder.wordpress.com)
46 points by kposehn on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 13 comments
26. Zipcar vs. Car2Go (seattletransitblog.com)
41 points by deegles on Jan 16, 2015 | hide | 17 comments
27. A workshop on monads with C++14 (github.com/joaquintides)
44 points by adamnemecek on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 7 comments
28. Forgot your Windows 98 password? No problem (imgur.com)
88 points by nerdhard on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 16 comments
29. The number of seed rounds in 2014 fell compared to 2013 (techcrunch.com)
87 points by dmor on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 69 comments
30. Bitcoin – The Magic of Mining (economist.com)
47 points by mgertner on Jan 17, 2015 | hide | 37 comments

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